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Parmesan Baked Oysters

Here is a blast from the past – Chef Grant on T.V. doing a recipe for Valentines Day.  Like I say on the About page, the camera added about 35 pounds and 10 inches of hair… However, this recipe is awesome.  It was inspired by a year of weekly travel to New Orleans where its […]

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Thanksgiving – Stuffing

Thought I would keep it simple today, since its Election Day in the States.   Giving Thanks

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Thanksgiving – Green Bean Casserole

Traditional green bean casserole Chef Grant style.  Not too much work to make our own cream of mushroom and amp up the flavors of this classic. Green Bean Casserole Ingredients 2 pounds fresh green beans  (Whole frozen beans work just fine.) 1/2 pound center cut bacon – chopped into large pieces 1 pound of mushrooms […]

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Thanksgiving – $50 Mac & Cheese

I call this $50 dollar mac & cheese because my mom asks for recipes, I give them and then there are comments about spending 50 dollars on cheese for one dish.  This one I think can get close to that if the good stuff is purchased. Trust me, its worth it.  This cheese combo is […]

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Spaghetti alla Magnolia Grove

In addition to practicing Mindfulness at the “De-stress your life, Recuperate Peace and Happiness” summer retreat at Magnolia Grove this summer; we also practiced a vegan lifestyle.*** It was absolutely delicious. Most meals were Vietnamese. We did a lot of stocks and broths with some of the most beautiful home grown veggies you have ever […]

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The Last Supper…

August 25th, 2012 was a special night at our restaurant Pandolfi’s.  At least it was for me, as it was the last evening at Pandolfi’s in 2012 with Chef Grant in the kitchen. Our goal was to create a grand finale and to give our best guests a HUGE thank you for all of their […]

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Pineapple Upside Down Cup Cakes

While I was shopping for the ingredients for the Peanut Butter Brownies, I got to thinking about someother favorite deserts and realized I only need a few cherries and some pineapple slices to create this one in the same afternoon.  To further justify making this dessert, it is one of my personal favorites and the […]

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